Confrontations in Hong Kong have triggered fresh rounds of diplomatic protest .

Australia's again demanding a peaceful settlement, but it also recognises that as many as 100,000 of its citizens could be affected if the violence escalates.

Here's ABC national affairs correspondent Greg Jennett.

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